IL HB0217 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-09 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public university or community college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by federal law or specified provisions of the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois or the Medical School Matriculant Criminal History Records Check Act, if applicable. Allows a public university or community college to use a multi-institution application, even if the application inquires about criminal history, but requires the public university or community college to disregard the information for the admission process. Allows a public university or community college to inquire about criminal history for certain purposes after the admission decision-making process, but forbids a public university or community college from rescinding an admission offer based on the information. Authorizes a public university or community college to provide certain information. Effective immediately.

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Title

CRIM HISTORY IN COLLEGE APPS

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-01-09HouseFirst Reading
2018-12-28HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers

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